When 29-year-old entrepreneur Saima Thompson received a terminal diagnosis she began to understand the extent of the stigma some British South Asians attach to cancer. Here she explores the idea of “immigrant shame”, saying cultural taboos are fuelling health inequalities and costing lives.
In its new special report on climate change and land, the IPCC calls for more effective and sustainable land management, and more sustainable food consumption. But who is the onus on to go vegetarian, or look after land better?
This powerful political poem about the history of racism and the hope of resistance was written by the 14-year-old winner of the University of Warwick’s inaugural Writing Wrongs School’s Competition Junior Prize.
Protests against Birmingham’s Anderton Park Primary School’s ‘No Outsiders’ programme have raised questions about how Muslims and the LGBT community can co-exist. Our writer’s life straddles that divide.